Wednesday, 18 May, 2022
TopicUNESCO world heritage site

Topic: UNESCO world heritage site

Explore the magnetism of Maharashtra at the Dubai World Expo 2020

To showcase Maharashtra’s vibrant culture, art, history, and business potential, the state is participating in the Dubai Expo from 19 November to 2 December 2021.

A quiet ‘Chipko movement’ brewing in Assam to stop 6,000 Sal trees from felling

Snippets from the vibrant Northeast that capture politics, culture, society and more in the eight states.

Meet the new additions to UNESCO’s World Heritage sites

A UNESCO panel added 13 new sites in 2020-2021, including the Harappan city of Dholavira in India.

‘Floating’ bricks, sandbox tech: Engineering skill behind 13th C Telangana temple’s UNESCO tag

The Kakatiya Rudreswara Temple, also known as the Ramappa Temple, in Telangana was last week inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the 39th such site in India.

Telangana’s Ramappa Temple is latest UNESCO world heritage site in India

The Ramappa temple, a 13th century engineering marvel at Palampet in Warangal, was proposed by the govt as its only nomination for UNESCO World Heritage site tag for 2019.

NYT lists Hampi as the second must-see global destination for 2019

Hampi, the legacy of the 16th century Vijayanagar Empire, has long been a tourist attraction for its ruins and temples.

On Camera

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File photo of Assi Ghat, Varanasi | Representative Image | Neera Majumdar | ThePrint

Forget Gyanvapi for a moment, Varanasi needs justice for a recent carnage: 2006 IM bombings

The real victim of the Varanasi bombing investigation has been the idea of justice. It's more lethal than any bombs the Indian Mujahideen planted.
File image of Tata Group's headquarters in Mumbai | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Tata in acquisition talks with as many as 5 brands, to bolster position in consumer goods sector

The conglomerate will likely face stiff competition in the sector from existing global giants such as Unilever, as well as Indian tycoon Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Industries.

Defence

Satellite image of the development on the site | Twitter | @detresfa_

China building ‘bigger, broader’ 2nd bridge at Pangong Tso that can carry armoured columns

China's People's Liberation Army aims for multiple routes to counter any possible operations by the Indian forces on the southern banks of the Pangong Tso in the future.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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